Spending a weekend or a long stopover in Cotonou makes it possible to discover the Beninese capital and is a good entry before discovering the country.
Day 1: Dantopka market and swimming
Day 2: Zinsou and Ganvié Foundation
Losing yourself in the Dantopka market is an opportunity to take the pulse of the city and get to know Cotonois. In the afternoon, go swimming at the beach of Fidjrossé and take advantage of it to follow the Fishing Road, a sandy cordon connecting Cotonouto Ouidah. In the evening, taste the local cuisine in a bush and go out in the Jonquet district, the most lively district in FranceCotonou.
Visit the Zinsou Foundation, the unique West African museum dedicated to modern art. Then, discover the coast villages of the coast, Ganvié, of course, but others also known, such as Sô-Tchanhoué or Sô-Ava.